Enjoy the silence: militants have not used heavy weapons for 5 days
09:48, 9 September 2015

Enjoy the silence: militants have not used heavy weapons for 5 days

Four ceasefire violations were observe during the last day

09:48, 9 September 2015


ATO press center observed an overall calm situation in the Donbas, where it recorded four ceasefire violations for the last day. The last attacks with heavy weapons took place September 4. A peaceful phase is observed during all the other days.Ukrainian positions in Luhanske, Donetsk region, faced a small arms attack carried out by the Russian-backed militants.

As states ATO spokesperson Ruslan Tkachuk, a body of a civilian was found on the coastline of Siverskyi Donets, near Stanytsia Luhanska, Luhansk region. “The expertise revealed that it is a citizen born in 1980, who used to live in the village. Civilian died as a result of the landmine explosion,” according to the statement.

In Luhansk region, militants used grenade launchers to fight against government forces near Shchastia, Luhansk region. Near Avdiivka, Donetsk region, one more clash took place. ATO press center states that militants used grenade launchers, small arms. 

Yesterday, Trilateral Contact Group on Ukraine, which is working on mediation the Donbas conflict, had held a meeting in Minsk, and one more tour of negotiations is scheduled for today.

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